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News Tag: Land Registry

July 2, 2012

House prices stall and could fall

by Jan Harris
House prices stall and could fall
House price growth stalled in June according to new figures from property analyst Hometrack. New buyer registrations were 0.5 per cent lower in June, the first time they have fallen on a month-on-month basis, for the past five months. Supply continued to increase, causing prices to fall even further. The only place which saw an increase in house prices last month ...




May 29, 2012

House prices fell in April

by Jan Harris
House prices fell in April
Land Registry figures confirm that house prices fell last month, after surveys by the Halifax, Nationwide and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors all reported a decline. The Land Registry said that the price of houses in England and Wales fell by 0.3% in April, with the average house price falling to £160,417. The decline follows the end of the stamp duty ...




May 1, 2012

Average house price dipped in March

by Jan Harris
Average house price dipped in March
The average price of a house in England and Wales fell by 0.6 per cent to £160,372 in March according to new Land Registry figures. However, there were wide regional variations with prices falling by 1.8 per cent in London and 4.1 per cent in Wales, but increasing by 5.6 per cent in the North East. This contrasts with figures for the full ...




March 23, 2012

Land Registry reports fall in multi-million home sales

by Jan Harris
Land Registry reports fall in multi-million home sales
The number of £2m-plus homes sold in England and Wales fell to 103 in December 2011, 18 per cent lower than the figure for December 2010. Eighty of the £2m-plus properties sold during the month were located in London, where prices have been rising faster than in other parts of the UK. The most popular price bracket in December ...




January 30, 2012

House prices fell 1.3% last year

by Jan Harris
House prices fell 1.3% last year
The latest figures from the Land Registry show that house prices fell by 1.3 per cent in England and Wales in 2011, with the average property costing £160,384 in December. Prices remained stable at the end of the year, with no change between November and December 2011. The only place in England and Wales where house prices increased in December was ...




November 29, 2011

Nationwide reports increase in house prices

by Jan Harris
Nationwide reports increase in house prices
The latest house price figures from Nationwide Building Society contradict yesterday’s news from the Land Registry that house prices have fallen over the past year. Nationwide today said that house prices are ‘surprisingly resilient’ with November’s figures showing a year-on-year increase of 1.6%. In contrast the latest Land Registry figures showed a 3.2 per cent fall in prices over the year. ...




November 28, 2011

House price decline speeds up

by Jan Harris
House price decline speeds up
House prices fell at a faster rate in October than they did in the previous month, according to Land Registry figures, with the average house price dropping to £160,000. The house price index fell 3.2 per cent in October, compared with a 2.6 per cent fall in September. Although house prices in London fell by 1.6 per cent in October, it was ...




September 28, 2011

Land Registry reports 0.3% fall in August house prices

by Kay Mitchell
”Land
According to the Land Registry, house prices fell by 0.3% in August after a 1.3% rise in July. The latest fall takes the average cost of a home to £162,347 in England and Wales. On an annual basis, meanwhile, the Registry said prices are 2.6% lower. It must be noted that the Land Registry compiles its data from completed transactions and ...




August 30, 2011

Land Registry reports 1.3% rise in July house prices

by Kay Mitchell
”Land
According to the Land Registry, house prices rose by 1.3% in July compared with June, putting the average cost of a home at £163,049 in England and Wales. On an annual basis, the Registry said prices are 2.1% lower. It must be noted that the Land Registry compiles its data from completed transactions and therefore lags behind other monitors of ...




May 31, 2011

Land Registry reports 0.8% rise in April house prices

by Kay Mitchell
”Land
According to the Land Registry, house prices rose by 0.8% in April compared with March, putting the average cost of a home at £163,083 in England and Wales. Last month’s rise represented the first since January. On an annual basis, the Registry said prices are 1.3% lower. It must be noted that the Land Registry compiles its data from completed ...




May 5, 2011

Official: house prices in steepest decline since 2009

by Gill Montia
”Official:
Latest figures from the Land Registry show house prices in England and Wales falling by 1.1% in March, marking the largest monthly decline seen since February 2009. The only region to experience a monthly rise was the North West, with an upward movement of 0.7%, while in Wales house prices tumbled by 3.3%, compared with February. On an annual basis ...




March 28, 2011

Land Registry reports 0.8% fall in February house prices

by Kay Mitchell
Land Registry reports 0.8% fall in February house prices
According to the Land Registry, house prices fell by 0.8% in February compared with January, putting the average cost of a home at £162,215 in England and Wales. However, on an annual basis, the Registry said prices fell by 1.7% in February. It must be noted that the Land Registry compiles its data from completed transactions and therefore lags behind ...




February 28, 2011

Land Registry reports 0.2% rise in January house prices

by Kay Mitchell
Land Registry reports 0.2% rise in January house prices
According to the Land Registry, house prices rose by 0.2% in January compared with December, putting the average cost of a home at £163,177 in England and Wales. However, on an annual basis, the Registry said prices fell 0.9% in January - the first negative reading since October 2009. It must be noted that the Land Registry compiles its data ...




January 31, 2011

Land Registry reports 0.2% fall in December house prices

by Kay Mitchell
Land Registry reports 0.2% fall in December house prices
According to the Land Registry, house prices fell by 0.2% in December compared with November, putting the average cost of a home at £163,814 in England and Wales. The Registry said house prices are now just 1.5% higher than a year ago. It must be noted that the Land Registry compiles its data from completed transactions and therefore lags behind ...




December 16, 2010

Statistician recommends single house price index

by Kay Mitchell
Statistician recommends single house price index
National Statistician Jil Matheson is recommending a single headline measure of house prices be introduced. Ms Matheson, the Government's chief adviser on official statistics, conducted a review into official housing data following concerns from people who monitor house prices from various indices. Currently, there are two official house price indexes, one published by the Land Registry and one published by The Department for ...




November 26, 2010

Land Registry reports 0.8% fall in October house prices

by Kay Mitchell
Land Registry reports 0.8% fall in October house prices
According to the Land Registry, house prices fell by 0.8% in October compared with September, putting the average cost of a home at £165,505 in England and Wales. It must be noted that the Land Registry compiles its data from completed transactions and therefore lags behind other monitors of the housing market but is generally regarded as the most ...




October 29, 2010

Official: annual house price inflation 5.2%

by Gill Montia
”Official:
The Land Registry has reported annual house price growth of 5.2% across England and Wales in September, marking the eleventh consecutive month in which annual property price inflation has remained above zero. However, the value of the typical home was at its lowest since December 2009 and the monthly change of -0.2% was the first negative figure recorded for six months. Yorkshire & ...




September 28, 2010

Land Registry: house prices up 0.3%

by Gill Montia
”Land
The Land Registry's latest house price index shows the average cost of a home in England and Wales rising by 0.3% in August. Having seen the fifth consecutive monthly increase, the value of the average home stood at £167,423, although on an annual basis the typical house price gain fell slightly compared with July, to 6.7%. The West Midlands experienced the greatest monthly ...




August 31, 2010

Land Registry: house price growth strongest this year

by Gill Montia
”Land
The Land Registry has reported that house prices in England and Wales increased by 0.4% in July, with growth at its strongest since the start of the year. The rise took the average value of a home to £166,798 but left annual growth at 6.7%, down from 8.4% in June. Data for London show monthly growth of 1.6%, with the typical ...




July 28, 2010

House prices back to 2006 levels

by Gill Montia
”House
New figures from the Land Registry show house prices in England and Wales back to summer 2006 levels, having risen by 0.1% in June, compared with May. Last month, the typical home sported an annual gain of 8.4%, taking the average house price to £166,072. All ten regions of England and Wales experienced annual rises, with London leading the way at 12.2% and ...